Health minister says no new lockdown but urges Bulgarians to stay home when possible and get vaccinated.
Eyewitnesses said Boyan Rasate of the far right Bulgarian National Union punched a female activist in the face and slashed the tyres of a scooter parked outside the Rainbow Hub in Sofia.
A new centre-left government in Berlin could help create a two-tier Europe, especially if it promotes rule of law penalties.
OfficeRnD raises $10mn in funding round led by US Runa Capital to develop its products, build new partnerships and expand its global footprint.
A majority of G20 net-zero pledges made so far are not strong enough and are not backed up by meaningful and effective promises of action.
Kiril Petkov, seen as a contender to become Bulgaria’s next prime minister, was found to have broken the law by holding dual citizenship while serving as caretaker minister.
In a resolution on the EU’s strategy for cutting methane emissions, MEPs voted 563 to 122 in favour of introducing binding measures and targets on methane abatement, in order to significantly reduce emissions by 2030, in line with Paris goals.
The number of daily vaccinations nearly tripled to 30,000 after caretaker Health Minister Stoycho Katsarov said only people with green COVID-19 certificates can go to pubs, night clubs, restaurants and shopping malls.
While the debate rages over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, a separate pipeline system carrying Russian gas to Southeast Europe has been quietly opened over the last few years, which enables the countries on its route to avoid the worst of the gas crisis
Growth is predicted to fall to 3.7% in 2022 and 3.5% in 2023 because of base effects, monetary tightening and more significant external headwinds.
Inflation rises to 4.8% y/y in August, after the CPI rose by 3.7% year-on-year in July.
While the current gas crisis in the EU sees record-high wholesale gas prices, hurting consumers and causing the latest round of a supply disputes with Russia, the race to net zero by 2050 could have deeper long-term consequences for EU gas demand.
Annual CEE Strategic Transformation Index puts Slovenia top in CEE (after Austria), followed by Czechia and Poland.
EU’s pro-nuclear member states want nuclear energy to be included in the bloc's green taxonomy as a way to ameliorate climate change.
Sofia is under pressure to draw up a timeline to shut down its coal plants before the European Commission approves its recovery plan.
EU leaders reaffirmed their support for enlargement at summit in Slovenia, but they did not set any firm timeline.
Attempt to move nitrogen fertiliser cargo off stranded ship called off after significant contamination to the sea and nearby land.
Online vendors of goods got a pandemic boost in Bulgaria, but when the lockdowns were lifted, many people simply went back to the shops.
Environmental groups fear the Vera Su may already be leaking cargo of nitrogen fertilisers and diesel fuel into Yailata protected area as officials fail to act.
Bulgarian producer and distributor of organic food comes back for second attempt at IPO as it aims to buy German firm and build new factory.